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Kate E. Dempsey — James G. Martineau

On August 10th, 2013 at 4 p.m., friends and family gathered at “The Beach” (Kate’s family’s summer house in Hull, MA) to celebrate the wedding of Kate Erin Dempsey and James Gary Martineau.

Patrick Martineau, cousin of the groom, sang and played the processional music on his acoustic guitar. Debbie Edson, friend of the groom, officiated the ceremony. Molly Lindsay and Emrys Berwick, friends of the bride and groom, read selections by Madeleine L’Engle, James Kavanough and the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.

Wedding attendants included Brita Dempsey (bride’s sister), John Martineau (groom’s brother), Caliandra Dempsey Knox (bride’s niece), AJ Quaine (bride’s cousin’s son), Paul Martineau (groom’s brother) and Joshua Berk Knox (bride’s brother-in-law).

The Mexican-themed reception featured Margaritas, Southwestern cuisine, papal picado decorations and a pinata. Dinner and dancing was followed by the launching of many Chinese Sky Lanterns.

After a short honeymoon in Portland, Maine, the newlyweds moved into their new home (4 Grand Avenue, Millers Falls, MA).

Kate graduated from Northfield Mount Hermon (1999), Smith College (BA, 2004) and the University of Texas at Austin (MA, 2006; PhD, 2013). She is a lecturer in Art History at Keene State College, Keene, NH.

Jim graduated from Turners Falls High School (1999) and the Stillpoint Massage Program (2000). He is a contractor.

The bride will use the name Kate Martineau.

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